The competition is open for entrepreneurial companies or startups from all industries, regardless of their legal form, activity or phase. The company must be entrepreneurially led and have a unique technology / business idea that can be applied in the packaging value chain.

 

The purpose is to establish better connections and collaborations between the packaging value chain and startup communities.

1st selection

April 29th

Companies are selected to present at Packbridge Startup Day.

Presentation

May 23rd

Selected companies are presenting at Packbridge Startup Day.

2nd selection

June15nd

10 finalist are selected for the final round at Top Packaging Summit where the winner is selected.

  • All entries are made via a form on the website.
  • The last day for entry will be on April 15th 2019.
  • 20 companies will be selected to present their solution during Packbridge Start Up Day on May 23rd, 2019.
  • A total of 10 companies will be selected by the jury and go through to the final at Top Packaging Summit 2019. In the final, the contestants will have 4 minutes in which to carry out their presentation followed by questions. The winner will be presented.

Criteria for participation:

  • The competition is open to companies from all industries, regardless of their legal form, activity or phase. The company must be entrepreneurially led and have a unique technology / business idea and be able to be applied in the packaging value chain.

Jury:

The jury will consist of investors and experts from the packaging value chain with long experience within the industry.

 

The jury assessment will be based on:

  • Validation. How unique the idea is.
  • Efficiency.  How well the idea-concept-product works.
  • Scalability. How scalable the idea is.
  • Sustainability. How sustainable the idea is.
  • Profitability. What the market potential is.
  • Team potential. What expertise the team have.